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Summit Grill and Bar expands to Waldo

The owners of Lee’s Summit’s Summit Grill and Bar are opening a second location in Waldo, in the former Kennedy’s/Remedy space. An online business based out of Lenexa, Barefoot Beach Bums, has opened a brick-and-mortar store in Parkville.

Technology

Google Fiber says it won’t sell service in Leawood

Google Fiber told prospective customers in Leawood that it won’t build its network in the prosperous Johnson County suburb. It didn’t elaborate on what prompted the seller of ultra-fast Internet and TV service to back out of one of the most prosperous — and potentially lucrative — cities in the Kansas City market.

Restaurant inspections for Oct. 30

Area restaurants with 7 or more critical or priority health code violations: Wally’s House of Fine Pastries, The Gallery at Sheraton Suites, Blue Bird Bistro, Eat Me Gourmet, La Estrella, Sharks, Bojo’s Bar and Grill, Jasper’s, Leo’s Pizza and Pegah’s Family Restaurant. Most violations are corrected at the time of the inspection. The kitchen at Jay Wolfe were temporarily closed because of violations but have since reopened.

IRS will hire 1,800 seasonal workers in Kansas City

At the IRS center at 333 W. Pershing Road, they will do such tasks as opening and sorting mail, organizing files, entering data from tax returns and reviewing returns for accuracy. Some of the jobs are classified as temporary.

Restaurant inspections for Oct. 30

Area restaurants with 7 or more critical or priority health code violations: Wally’s House of Fine Pastries, The Gallery at Sheraton Suites, Blue Bird Bistro, Eat Me Gourmet, La Estrella, Sharks, Bojo’s Bar and Grill, Jasper’s, Leo’s Pizza and Pegah’s Family Restaurant. Most violations are corrected at the time of the inspection. The kitchen at Jay Wolfe were temporarily closed because of violations but have since reopened.

IRS will hire 1,800 seasonal workers in Kansas City

At the IRS center at 333 W. Pershing Road, they will do such tasks as opening and sorting mail, organizing files, entering data from tax returns and reviewing returns for accuracy. Some of the jobs are classified as temporary.

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Unusual college scholarships can pay big bucks

If you’re worried about how you’re going to pay for college, consider expanding your scholarship application list to the unusual, offbeat and sometimes downright weird competitions that also pay thousands of dollars.

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Sony's quarterly loss balloons on mobile woes

Sony Corp. says losses for July-September ballooned to 136 billion yen ($1.2 billion) as the Japanese electronics and entertainment company's troubled mobile phone division reported huge red ink.

Waddell & Reed Financial tops the rankings

The Overland Park mutual fund manager has outpaced rivals in attracting investors’ dollars by its strong performance and variety of offerings. And the Ivy Funds, which Waddell manages alongside its Waddell & Reed Funds, had a big hand in this year’s showing.

Sony's quarterly loss balloons on mobile woes

Sony Corp. says losses for July-September ballooned to 136 billion yen ($1.2 billion) as the Japanese electronics and entertainment company's troubled mobile phone division reported huge red ink.

Waddell & Reed Financial tops the rankings

The Overland Park mutual fund manager has outpaced rivals in attracting investors’ dollars by its strong performance and variety of offerings. And the Ivy Funds, which Waddell manages alongside its Waddell & Reed Funds, had a big hand in this year’s showing.

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